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Women With Chlamydia

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...for syphilis, but doxcycline or tetracycline can be given to patients who are allergic to penicillin. Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose these infections and prescribe effective treatment. It is important to treat...
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What's Chlamydia?

Mr. Sowadsky:What's Chlamydia and how do you get it?, do you experience ARS? what test do you have to take to diagnose it? Any particular symptoms?THANKS!
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Chlamydia is a very common STD (much more common than HIV/AIDS). It is a bacterial infection that is primarily spread through vaginal intercourse. Read more »

Dormant chlamydia?

Can chlamydia remain dormant, like say I test negative and possibly still have it?? please help
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It is possible to have a chlamydia infection and not experience symptoms; this is the case for approximately 75% of women and 50% of men. For this reason, screening Read more »

Can Lesbian woman transmit STD's to each other?

Hello. I really need your help. I am a Lesbian who has not had sex with a man in over two years. I receive annual check-ups as well. A recent check-up discovered that I have Chlamydia? I have been with the same woman for almost two years. Is it...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...detected during your check-up and that you can receive treatment that will cure the infection. It is estimated that 85% of women with chlamydia infections (the most common sexually transmitted infection) will not have symptoms. So it is... Read more »

Antibiotics combined with anti viral medicines

Can a pregnant woman combine antibiotics for pregnant women against Chlamydia while taking Combivir and Viracept.Should there be a pause of taking the anti viral medicines while taking the antibiotics.I understand that combining antibiotics with...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...with some antivirals, such as ketoconazole (Nizoral) and rifampin. However, azithromycin, the drug most often used to treat chlamydia in pregnancy should be safe to use with antivirals in a pregnant woman. I have certainly done it many times. It... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Screening Prevents Disease, Improves Health of Young Women, Chlamydia Study Says

...CDC found that by taking simple steps, health care institutions can increase the number of women tested for and diagnosed with chlamydia. Around 40 percent of women with untreated chlamydia infections develop pelvic inflammatory disease, and 20... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common Among Young Women and Men

... A recent nationally representative survey of 6,632 people ages 14-39 found a significant number had chlamydia. Based on samples taken between 1999 and 2002, researchers estimated 2.2 percent of Americans within that age group had chlamydia Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bridging the Gap: Using School-Based Health Services to Improve Chlamydia Screening Among Young Women

... The study's objective was to implement a chlamydia screening program targeting young women accessing reproductive health care services in a school-based setting, and to assess Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Women Find It Easy and Prefer to Collect Their Own Vaginal Swabs to Diagnose Chlamydia Trachomatis or Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Infections

... "Self-collected specimens can be used to screen asymptomatic women for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC)," wrote the authors of the current report, which analyzed women's opinions Read more »
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